State among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are in…

Survey year Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 16,514. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 1% < 1% 2% 1% 13% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 7% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 8% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 16,514
2007 2% < 1% 2% 1% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 5% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 2% 5% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 7% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 14,353

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State among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are in…

Religious tradition Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 168. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 15% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% 4% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 3% 5% 1% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 11% 3% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 6% 1% < 1% 4% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 168
Catholic 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 17% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 3% 2% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 5% 1% 10% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 10% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 3,061
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 5% < 1% < 1% 3% 3% 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 2% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 9% < 1% < 1% 3% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 4,247
Historically Black Protestant 4% < 1% < 1% 2% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 7% 8% < 1% < 1% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% 5% 1% 3% < 1% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 5% 6% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% 9% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 812
Jehovah's Witness 1% < 1% 5% < 1% 21% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 4% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 14% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% 2% 1% 160
Jewish < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 13% 1% 2% 1% 1% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 4% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 8% < 1% 23% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 6% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 362
Mainline Protestant 1% < 1% 2% 1% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 4% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 6% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 6% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 7% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 2,762
Mormon < 1% 1% 6% < 1% 14% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% 1% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% 27% < 1% 4% 5% < 1% < 1% 1% 337
Muslim 2% < 1% 2% 2% 18% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3% 6% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 11% < 1% 11% 1% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 8% 1% < 1% 4% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 129
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 3% 1% 14% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 8% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 7% 1% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 3,631

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Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 225. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 18% 29% 27% 25% 225
Alaska 25% 30% 34% 11% 153
Arizona 27% 28% 26% 20% 345
Arkansas 20% 34% 26% 20% 140
California 24% 34% 27% 16% 1,809
Colorado 23% 31% 28% 18% 249
Connecticut 14% 40% 33% 13% 163
Delaware 20% 29% 32% 20% 112
District of Columbia 38% 32% 19% 12% 125
Florida 19% 30% 27% 24% 941
Georgia 22% 35% 26% 17% 458
Hawaii 23% 35% 25% 16% 156
Idaho 29% 24% 26% 20% 153
Illinois 26% 33% 24% 16% 577
Indiana 23% 32% 24% 21% 292
Iowa 30% 23% 29% 18% 139
Kansas 26% 33% 26% 14% 132
Kentucky 26% 27% 29% 17% 192
Louisiana 21% 34% 27% 17% 205
Maine 26% 19% 35% 20% 126
Maryland 25% 32% 25% 17% 286
Massachusetts 22% 36% 26% 15% 325
Michigan 24% 26% 32% 18% 420
Minnesota 24% 30% 30% 17% 263
Mississippi 22% 31% 30% 16% 140
Missouri 23% 30% 26% 21% 291
Montana 22% 29% 30% 19% 147
Nebraska 13% 34% 36% 17% 128
Nevada 25% 35% 23% 17% 161
New Hampshire 25% 32% 26% 17% 135
New Jersey 16% 35% 32% 18% 372
New Mexico 17% 37% 30% 16% 156
New York 26% 30% 26% 18% 908
North Carolina 20% 34% 27% 19% 472
North Dakota 19% 29% 30% 22% 147
Ohio 24% 27% 32% 18% 490
Oklahoma 25% 28% 28% 18% 174
Oregon 21% 29% 31% 19% 217
Pennsylvania 23% 27% 28% 21% 613
Rhode Island 12% 47% 26% 14% 111
South Carolina 25% 28% 27% 20% 231
South Dakota 25% 28% 30% 17% 143
Tennessee 22% 31% 30% 17% 318
Texas 27% 34% 24% 16% 1,199
Utah 31% 33% 25% 11% 162
Vermont 16% 27% 34% 23% 157
Virginia 21% 34% 28% 17% 431
Washington 23% 35% 26% 16% 353
West Virginia 17% 33% 31% 18% 139
Wisconsin 19% 36% 29% 16% 250
Wyoming 26% 28% 30% 16% 150

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 225. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 12% 12% 23% 34% 17% 2% 225
Alaska 11% 20% 23% 37% 8% < 1% 153
Arizona 16% 15% 23% 31% 14% < 1% 345
Arkansas 11% 14% 29% 35% 11% 1% 140
California 15% 15% 28% 32% 10% 1% 1,809
Colorado 14% 16% 24% 34% 11% 1% 249
Connecticut 11% 13% 30% 38% 7% 1% 163
Delaware 12% 8% 29% 35% 16% < 1% 112
District of Columbia 19% 28% 23% 20% 10% < 1% 125
Florida 13% 10% 26% 35% 14% 2% 941
Georgia 17% 12% 29% 31% 12% 1% 458
Hawaii 15% 18% 26% 32% 9% 1% 156
Idaho 21% 12% 20% 33% 14% < 1% 153
Illinois 18% 14% 28% 29% 11% 1% 577
Indiana 13% 15% 27% 29% 14% 2% 292
Iowa 21% 17% 15% 34% 12% 1% 139
Kansas 16% 20% 24% 31% 8% 1% 132
Kentucky 16% 13% 24% 36% 11% < 1% 192
Louisiana 14% 13% 28% 32% 11% 2% 205
Maine 17% 11% 17% 40% 10% 4% 126
Maryland 15% 15% 27% 30% 12% 1% 286
Massachusetts 15% 14% 29% 30% 10% 1% 325
Michigan 17% 12% 21% 37% 11% 1% 420
Minnesota 15% 17% 21% 36% 10% < 1% 263
Mississippi 11% 16% 26% 32% 14% < 1% 140
Missouri 14% 15% 24% 33% 14% 1% 291
Montana 12% 14% 25% 35% 14% < 1% 147
Nebraska 8% 14% 25% 41% 10% 2% 128
Nevada 21% 8% 31% 28% 11% 1% 161
New Hampshire 20% 13% 25% 29% 13% 1% 135
New Jersey 10% 12% 29% 36% 11% 2% 372
New Mexico 7% 18% 29% 35% 11% < 1% 156
New York 16% 15% 25% 31% 11% 2% 908
North Carolina 11% 15% 28% 33% 12% 1% 472
North Dakota 11% 12% 24% 35% 12% 5% 147
Ohio 15% 13% 22% 38% 11% 1% 490
Oklahoma 15% 17% 21% 32% 11% 3% 174
Oregon 12% 15% 23% 37% 11% 2% 217
Pennsylvania 15% 14% 21% 34% 14% 2% 613
Rhode Island 8% 9% 43% 29% 11% < 1% 111
South Carolina 19% 10% 23% 35% 12% < 1% 231
South Dakota 11% 21% 21% 36% 10% 1% 143
Tennessee 16% 12% 24% 35% 11% 1% 318
Texas 17% 17% 28% 27% 11% 1% 1,199
Utah 16% 23% 26% 29% 6% 1% 162
Vermont 8% 14% 21% 41% 13% 3% 157
Virginia 12% 16% 27% 32% 13% < 1% 431
Washington 14% 14% 29% 31% 11% < 1% 353
West Virginia 12% 10% 28% 38% 10% 1% 139
Wisconsin 14% 13% 28% 35% 10% < 1% 250
Wyoming 13% 18% 23% 34% 11% 1% 150

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 51% 49% 232
Alaska 50% 50% 159
Arizona 51% 49% 349
Arkansas 46% 54% 141
California 48% 52% 1,849
Colorado 52% 48% 251
Connecticut 46% 54% 169
Delaware 46% 54% 117
District of Columbia 41% 59% 133
Florida 51% 49% 960
Georgia 52% 48% 470
Hawaii 54% 46% 159
Idaho 41% 59% 156
Illinois 51% 49% 588
Indiana 48% 52% 294
Iowa 51% 49% 140
Kansas 61% 39% 133
Kentucky 48% 52% 193
Louisiana 49% 51% 206
Maine 44% 56% 127
Maryland 51% 49% 292
Massachusetts 49% 51% 336
Michigan 50% 50% 430
Minnesota 53% 47% 265
Mississippi 47% 53% 141
Missouri 45% 55% 299
Montana 53% 47% 152
Nebraska 42% 58% 128
Nevada 49% 51% 165
New Hampshire 55% 45% 139
New Jersey 54% 46% 387
New Mexico 49% 51% 161
New York 46% 54% 928
North Carolina 48% 52% 473
North Dakota 52% 48% 148
Ohio 47% 53% 504
Oklahoma 46% 54% 175
Oregon 51% 49% 220
Pennsylvania 49% 51% 621
Rhode Island 48% 52% 115
South Carolina 49% 51% 239
South Dakota 51% 49% 147
Tennessee 48% 52% 324
Texas 49% 51% 1,226
Utah 52% 48% 165
Vermont 50% 50% 159
Virginia 50% 50% 442
Washington 52% 48% 359
West Virginia 46% 54% 141
Wisconsin 50% 50% 255
Wyoming 52% 48% 152

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 229. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 67% 25% < 1% 5% 3% 229
Alaska 71% < 1% 5% 4% 20% 155
Arizona 63% 3% 2% 27% 4% 335
Arkansas 71% 19% < 1% 5% 4% 141
California 46% 6% 9% 36% 4% 1,816
Colorado 69% 5% 2% 18% 7% 248
Connecticut 67% 7% 2% 20% 4% 165
Delaware 66% 18% 5% 9% 2% 114
District of Columbia 36% 47% 5% 9% 3% 132
Florida 59% 13% 1% 23% 4% 948
Georgia 61% 26% 1% 8% 4% 463
Hawaii 31% 5% 28% 12% 24% 157
Idaho 79% 5% 1% 14% 1% 155
Illinois 62% 14% 4% 15% 5% 576
Indiana 84% 6% < 1% 6% 3% 287
Iowa 84% 3% 1% 7% 4% 140
Kansas 77% 6% 1% 14% 2% 132
Kentucky 91% 4% < 1% 3% 2% 191
Louisiana 63% 31% < 1% 4% 3% 203
Maine 93% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 127
Maryland 48% 31% 3% 13% 6% 288
Massachusetts 74% 8% 3% 11% 4% 325
Michigan 78% 13% 1% 3% 5% 422
Minnesota 88% 3% 1% 2% 6% 257
Mississippi 62% 33% < 1% 3% 2% 139
Missouri 82% 10% < 1% 4% 4% 297
Montana 88% < 1% < 1% 2% 10% 148
Nebraska 79% 3% 2% 14% 1% 128
Nevada 59% 8% 1% 24% 8% 161
New Hampshire 94% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 137
New Jersey 58% 12% 2% 22% 6% 377
New Mexico 42% 2% 2% 46% 8% 159
New York 58% 13% 6% 19% 4% 905
North Carolina 68% 20% 1% 6% 5% 471
North Dakota 94% 1% 1% 2% 2% 145
Ohio 85% 11% 1% 2% 2% 490
Oklahoma 66% 7% < 1% 14% 12% 172
Oregon 82% 1% 2% 9% 7% 217
Pennsylvania 80% 11% 1% 5% 3% 609
Rhode Island 74% 7% < 1% 13% 6% 113
South Carolina 66% 27% < 1% 5% 2% 238
South Dakota 85% < 1% 2% 4% 10% 147
Tennessee 77% 14% 1% 5% 3% 323
Texas 47% 11% 2% 35% 4% 1,210
Utah 82% 2% 1% 6% 8% 163
Vermont 94% 1% 1% 2% 2% 158
Virginia 67% 17% 3% 10% 3% 435
Washington 78% 3% 5% 9% 5% 352
West Virginia 90% 5% < 1% 1% 4% 140
Wisconsin 85% 5% 1% 5% 5% 251
Wyoming 80% 1% < 1% 12% 6% 150

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 229. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 4% 5% 91% 229
Alaska 10% 7% 83% 154
Arizona 14% 12% 74% 345
Arkansas 4% 4% 92% 140
California 33% 17% 51% 1,830
Colorado 12% 9% 79% 249
Connecticut 20% 14% 66% 165
Delaware 21% 6% 73% 115
District of Columbia 23% 6% 71% 127
Florida 23% 12% 65% 940
Georgia 7% 7% 86% 464
Hawaii 21% 15% 64% 154
Idaho 10% 10% 80% 155
Illinois 13% 15% 73% 583
Indiana 6% 5% 90% 293
Iowa 5% 2% 93% 138
Kansas 9% 6% 85% 132
Kentucky 3% 1% 96% 191
Louisiana 3% 6% 91% 204
Maine 3% 15% 82% 126
Maryland 16% 9% 75% 287
Massachusetts 13% 16% 71% 335
Michigan 8% 6% 86% 426
Minnesota 5% 5% 90% 264
Mississippi 1% 1% 98% 139
Missouri 7% 4% 89% 298
Montana 1% 9% 90% 150
Nebraska 16% 2% 81% 127
Nevada 18% 15% 67% 164
New Hampshire 9% 11% 80% 137
New Jersey 22% 16% 62% 378
New Mexico 18% 8% 74% 157
New York 24% 19% 56% 914
North Carolina 7% 3% 90% 469
North Dakota 4% 7% 89% 146
Ohio 4% 7% 88% 499
Oklahoma 11% 3% 86% 172
Oregon 8% 13% 79% 219
Pennsylvania 5% 7% 88% 610
Rhode Island 13% 15% 72% 114
South Carolina 4% 5% 91% 239
South Dakota 4% 3% 92% 146
Tennessee 8% 6% 86% 320
Texas 23% 11% 66% 1,213
Utah 6% 8% 85% 165
Vermont 2% 15% 83% 157
Virginia 12% 6% 82% 436
Washington 15% 11% 74% 354
West Virginia 2% 6% 91% 140
Wisconsin 5% 9% 86% 251
Wyoming 2% 6% 92% 151

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who have a household income of…

State Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 196. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 44% 19% 20% 17% 196
Alaska 33% 26% 23% 18% 143
Arizona 43% 21% 25% 12% 306
Arkansas 47% 15% 26% 12% 130
California 40% 17% 23% 21% 1,583
Colorado 28% 21% 25% 26% 225
Connecticut 28% 15% 28% 30% 145
Delaware 28% 15% 31% 26% 100
District of Columbia 27% 17% 29% 26% 110
Florida 39% 21% 24% 16% 819
Georgia 34% 20% 26% 20% 421
Hawaii 35% 19% 27% 18% 143
Idaho 34% 28% 25% 13% 142
Illinois 37% 19% 25% 19% 507
Indiana 41% 19% 27% 12% 258
Iowa 39% 22% 26% 13% 127
Kansas 31% 25% 27% 18% 114
Kentucky 42% 16% 27% 14% 172
Louisiana 47% 15% 26% 13% 179
Maine 37% 23% 31% 9% 108
Maryland 22% 21% 32% 25% 254
Massachusetts 28% 16% 27% 30% 285
Michigan 36% 19% 31% 13% 368
Minnesota 28% 18% 28% 27% 235
Mississippi 45% 22% 22% 10% 123
Missouri 36% 29% 21% 14% 273
Montana 35% 23% 29% 13% 143
Nebraska 29% 19% 32% 20% 113
Nevada 33% 32% 21% 15% 145
New Hampshire 27% 20% 29% 25% 111
New Jersey 27% 16% 26% 31% 334
New Mexico 35% 24% 33% 9% 141
New York 37% 19% 25% 19% 784
North Carolina 37% 21% 27% 14% 418
North Dakota 24% 30% 26% 20% 133
Ohio 44% 21% 24% 11% 447
Oklahoma 40% 25% 26% 9% 158
Oregon 36% 25% 23% 16% 197
Pennsylvania 35% 22% 28% 16% 516
South Carolina 40% 17% 30% 13% 203
South Dakota 24% 29% 35% 12% 132
Tennessee 38% 22% 24% 16% 287
Texas 40% 20% 23% 17% 1,070
Utah 24% 20% 34% 21% 153
Vermont 28% 23% 35% 14% 144
Virginia 28% 22% 28% 21% 390
Washington 32% 22% 25% 20% 326
West Virginia 50% 22% 23% 5% 127
Wisconsin 32% 18% 30% 20% 226
Wyoming 31% 31% 24% 14% 140

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 230. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 50% 24% 17% 10% 230
Alaska 29% 41% 18% 12% 159
Arizona 41% 35% 14% 9% 347
Arkansas 57% 26% 10% 7% 141
California 38% 33% 17% 12% 1,832
Colorado 30% 34% 22% 15% 250
Connecticut 29% 28% 22% 20% 168
Delaware 38% 28% 14% 20% 117
District of Columbia 31% 17% 31% 21% 130
Florida 40% 34% 15% 10% 953
Georgia 40% 32% 15% 12% 465
Hawaii 34% 36% 18% 11% 159
Idaho 32% 41% 19% 8% 155
Illinois 35% 34% 20% 11% 585
Indiana 43% 34% 15% 9% 293
Iowa 38% 35% 19% 8% 139
Kansas 29% 42% 17% 11% 132
Kentucky 45% 31% 12% 12% 192
Louisiana 53% 27% 14% 7% 205
Maine 40% 23% 26% 11% 127
Maryland 35% 30% 20% 15% 292
Massachusetts 35% 28% 20% 17% 335
Michigan 38% 36% 17% 10% 427
Minnesota 23% 42% 23% 11% 264
Mississippi 39% 39% 17% 5% 141
Missouri 39% 31% 19% 11% 298
Montana 35% 37% 17% 11% 151
Nebraska 29% 38% 18% 15% 128
Nevada 46% 34% 12% 9% 165
New Hampshire 31% 27% 26% 16% 137
New Jersey 37% 30% 17% 16% 384
New Mexico 39% 38% 14% 9% 160
New York 39% 29% 19% 13% 925
North Carolina 39% 34% 16% 11% 473
North Dakota 30% 36% 21% 12% 148
Ohio 38% 36% 15% 11% 501
Oklahoma 45% 32% 16% 8% 175
Oregon 31% 38% 20% 11% 220
Pennsylvania 41% 31% 17% 11% 619
Rhode Island 32% 33% 24% 12% 113
South Carolina 44% 31% 15% 9% 239
South Dakota 35% 37% 20% 8% 146
Tennessee 45% 31% 13% 10% 321
Texas 44% 31% 16% 9% 1,217
Utah 26% 41% 20% 13% 165
Vermont 31% 27% 21% 21% 157
Virginia 36% 29% 20% 15% 442
Washington 32% 34% 21% 13% 359
West Virginia 49% 34% 11% 6% 139
Wisconsin 32% 35% 21% 12% 254
Wyoming 26% 46% 21% 7% 152

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 229. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 53% 3% 17% 7% 20% 229
Alaska 47% 10% 15% 3% 25% 157
Arizona 43% 9% 15% 6% 27% 346
Arkansas 53% 4% 15% 13% 15% 139
California 43% 10% 15% 5% 27% 1,833
Colorado 51% 11% 8% 6% 25% 251
Connecticut 45% 8% 17% 3% 26% 164
Delaware 66% 9% 10% 5% 10% 117
District of Columbia 31% 10% 11% 3% 44% 131
Florida 46% 8% 16% 7% 22% 956
Georgia 49% 5% 13% 7% 27% 467
Hawaii 39% 10% 14% 6% 32% 159
Idaho 58% 5% 17% 4% 16% 156
Illinois 42% 8% 11% 5% 33% 585
Indiana 45% 7% 18% 8% 22% 292
Iowa 49% 10% 9% 5% 27% 140
Kansas 47% 6% 12% 5% 29% 133
Kentucky 48% 5% 11% 9% 27% 192
Louisiana 35% 8% 18% 8% 30% 206
Maine 54% 10% 8% 7% 21% 127
Maryland 43% 7% 13% 6% 31% 291
Massachusetts 42% 10% 12% 7% 29% 332
Michigan 50% 9% 9% 6% 26% 427
Minnesota 54% 6% 8% 5% 26% 265
Mississippi 45% 4% 18% 8% 25% 140
Missouri 44% 9% 12% 11% 24% 298
Montana 57% 5% 10% 4% 23% 152
Nebraska 56% 4% 12% 5% 23% 128
Nevada 43% 8% 16% 6% 27% 165
New Hampshire 44% 12% 10% 5% 30% 138
New Jersey 51% 6% 16% 7% 20% 386
New Mexico 44% 9% 22% 6% 20% 161
New York 40% 7% 11% 7% 35% 923
North Carolina 50% 6% 12% 6% 26% 473
North Dakota 48% < 1% 14% 12% 26% 148
Ohio 47% 6% 14% 8% 26% 503
Oklahoma 48% 7% 16% 8% 21% 174
Oregon 51% 4% 17% 6% 22% 219
Pennsylvania 49% 8% 9% 9% 25% 619
Rhode Island 32% 15% 15% 7% 30% 114
South Carolina 45% 9% 18% 6% 22% 237
South Dakota 48% 13% 12% 7% 20% 147
Tennessee 56% 6% 13% 5% 20% 321
Texas 47% 8% 14% 7% 25% 1,219
Utah 47% 14% 12% 3% 24% 164
Vermont 53% 14% 11% 9% 14% 157
Virginia 51% 6% 12% 6% 25% 439
Washington 49% 10% 13% 5% 23% 358
West Virginia 50% 6% 20% 7% 16% 141
Wisconsin 57% 7% 10% 6% 20% 254
Wyoming 50% 10% 13% 3% 23% 152

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 229. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 24% 76% 229
Alaska 34% 66% 159
Arizona 23% 77% 347
Arkansas 34% 66% 141
California 28% 72% 1,841
Colorado 27% 73% 250
Connecticut 28% 72% 167
Delaware 35% 65% 117
District of Columbia 18% 82% 131
Florida 25% 75% 956
Georgia 32% 68% 468
Hawaii 24% 76% 159
Idaho 32% 68% 155
Illinois 26% 74% 587
Indiana 29% 71% 292
Iowa 22% 78% 140
Kansas 33% 67% 132
Kentucky 19% 81% 193
Louisiana 26% 74% 205
Maine 19% 81% 127
Maryland 23% 77% 292
Massachusetts 26% 74% 335
Michigan 26% 74% 429
Minnesota 27% 73% 265
Mississippi 26% 74% 141
Missouri 33% 67% 296
Montana 21% 79% 151
Nebraska 32% 68% 128
Nevada 26% 74% 163
New Hampshire 21% 79% 138
New Jersey 33% 67% 383
New Mexico 31% 69% 160
New York 22% 78% 925
North Carolina 22% 78% 471
North Dakota 20% 80% 148
Ohio 27% 73% 500
Oklahoma 27% 73% 175
Oregon 27% 73% 219
Pennsylvania 26% 74% 619
Rhode Island 26% 74% 115
South Carolina 24% 76% 238
South Dakota 21% 79% 147
Tennessee 34% 66% 324
Texas 32% 68% 1,220
Utah 31% 69% 165
Vermont 26% 74% 159
Virginia 25% 75% 440
Washington 24% 76% 358
West Virginia 24% 76% 141
Wisconsin 32% 68% 254
Wyoming 27% 73% 152

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Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say they…

State Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 81% 12% 2% 2% 3% < 1% 232
Alaska 57% 20% 5% 1% 14% 2% 159
Arizona 69% 14% 5% < 1% 9% 2% 349
Arkansas 80% 11% 3% < 1% 7% 1% 141
California 57% 20% 8% 1% 11% 2% 1,849
Colorado 58% 20% 7% 1% 10% 4% 251
Connecticut 62% 21% 3% < 1% 11% 2% 169
Delaware 64% 19% 4% < 1% 10% 3% 117
District of Columbia 53% 22% 7% 2% 13% 4% 133
Florida 65% 18% 4% 1% 10% 1% 960
Georgia 74% 14% 5% < 1% 6% 1% 470
Hawaii 67% 14% 4% 2% 11% 1% 159
Idaho 62% 17% 4% 1% 11% 5% 156
Illinois 62% 20% 4% < 1% 10% 3% 588
Indiana 64% 16% 5% 1% 11% 3% 294
Iowa 64% 15% 5% 2% 12% 2% 140
Kansas 65% 26% 2% < 1% 6% 1% 133
Kentucky 73% 13% 2% < 1% 11% 1% 193
Louisiana 74% 14% 1% 2% 9% 1% 206
Maine 59% 20% 4% 2% 14% 1% 127
Maryland 65% 16% 6% < 1% 9% 4% 292
Massachusetts 45% 23% 10% 2% 16% 4% 336
Michigan 66% 18% 3% 1% 11% 2% 430
Minnesota 56% 19% 8% < 1% 13% 4% 265
Mississippi 80% 9% 3% 1% 5% 3% 141
Missouri 74% 13% 4% 1% 7% 1% 299
Montana 66% 14% 10% < 1% 10% 1% 152
Nebraska 68% 17% 4% 1% 7% 3% 128
Nevada 64% 17% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 165
New Hampshire 37% 27% 10% 2% 16% 9% 139
New Jersey 66% 21% 5% < 1% 5% 2% 387
New Mexico 65% 21% 4% < 1% 9% 1% 161
New York 57% 20% 8% 1% 11% 3% 928
North Carolina 74% 14% 3% < 1% 6% 3% 473
North Dakota 73% 19% 1% < 1% 6% 1% 148
Ohio 69% 15% 3% 1% 9% 2% 504
Oklahoma 69% 17% 2% < 1% 9% 2% 175
Oregon 56% 17% 7% < 1% 15% 4% 220
Pennsylvania 65% 18% 4% 1% 8% 3% 621
Rhode Island 57% 16% 8% 1% 9% 10% 115
South Carolina 73% 16% 3% 1% 4% 3% 239
South Dakota 68% 15% 3% < 1% 13% 1% 147
Tennessee 78% 13% 4% 1% 3% 1% 324
Texas 69% 19% 4% 1% 6% 1% 1,226
Utah 60% 20% 6% < 1% 10% 3% 165
Vermont 50% 24% 3% 1% 19% 4% 159
Virginia 68% 16% 6% < 1% 8% 3% 442
Washington 59% 20% 8% < 1% 11% 2% 359
West Virginia 77% 14% 2% < 1% 6% < 1% 141
Wisconsin 62% 22% 4% < 1% 10% 2% 255
Wyoming 65% 16% 6% 1% 8% 5% 152

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 80% 13% 5% 2% < 1% 232
Alaska 45% 24% 11% 18% 1% 159
Arizona 57% 21% 11% 11% 1% 349
Arkansas 72% 17% 2% 8% 1% 141
California 51% 23% 11% 14% 1% 1,849
Colorado 52% 27% 8% 13% < 1% 251
Connecticut 50% 24% 13% 12% 1% 169
Delaware 55% 28% 6% 9% 2% 117
District of Columbia 58% 13% 12% 15% 1% 133
Florida 58% 21% 9% 12% 1% 960
Georgia 63% 20% 9% 8% 1% 470
Hawaii 53% 25% 6% 14% 2% 159
Idaho 55% 22% 9% 14% < 1% 156
Illinois 53% 24% 11% 12% < 1% 588
Indiana 61% 18% 10% 11% 1% 294
Iowa 59% 18% 12% 11% < 1% 140
Kansas 54% 28% 9% 8% < 1% 133
Kentucky 58% 25% 7% 10% < 1% 193
Louisiana 69% 18% 6% 8% < 1% 206
Maine 45% 20% 17% 18% < 1% 127
Maryland 57% 19% 14% 10% < 1% 292
Massachusetts 38% 25% 12% 24% 1% 336
Michigan 56% 21% 10% 12% 1% 430
Minnesota 50% 24% 12% 14% 1% 265
Mississippi 77% 14% 6% 4% < 1% 141
Missouri 60% 24% 8% 6% 1% 299
Montana 49% 15% 16% 18% 2% 152
Nebraska 65% 17% 9% 8% 2% 128
Nevada 46% 29% 11% 13% 1% 165
New Hampshire 42% 18% 22% 18% 1% 139
New Jersey 57% 21% 8% 11% 2% 387
New Mexico 64% 19% 4% 12% 1% 161
New York 48% 24% 12% 14% 1% 928
North Carolina 66% 17% 8% 9% < 1% 473
North Dakota 60% 18% 13% 8% 1% 148
Ohio 61% 19% 9% 11% 1% 504
Oklahoma 69% 17% 3% 11% < 1% 175
Oregon 49% 21% 10% 19% 2% 220
Pennsylvania 57% 21% 10% 11% 1% 621
Rhode Island 49% 19% 16% 16% < 1% 115
South Carolina 69% 15% 8% 6% 1% 239
South Dakota 58% 21% 9% 13% < 1% 147
Tennessee 74% 15% 4% 6% 1% 324
Texas 66% 20% 6% 8% < 1% 1,226
Utah 61% 16% 12% 9% 2% 165
Vermont 40% 23% 14% 21% 2% 159
Virginia 65% 16% 10% 9% < 1% 442
Washington 50% 21% 15% 14% < 1% 359
West Virginia 71% 16% 6% 3% 3% 141
Wisconsin 51% 27% 9% 12% 1% 255
Wyoming 56% 23% 11% 10% < 1% 152

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who attend religious services…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 55% 32% 13% < 1% 232
Alaska 36% 34% 30% < 1% 159
Arizona 37% 29% 33% 1% 349
Arkansas 44% 33% 24% < 1% 141
California 35% 32% 32% 1% 1,849
Colorado 35% 29% 36% < 1% 251
Connecticut 33% 35% 31% 1% 169
Delaware 43% 28% 27% 2% 117
District of Columbia 34% 32% 33% 2% 133
Florida 40% 28% 31% 1% 960
Georgia 43% 31% 25% 1% 470
Hawaii 30% 39% 31% < 1% 159
Idaho 39% 21% 38% 2% 156
Illinois 36% 34% 30% < 1% 588
Indiana 40% 29% 29% 2% 294
Iowa 36% 26% 37% < 1% 140
Kansas 37% 38% 25% < 1% 133
Kentucky 40% 32% 28% < 1% 193
Louisiana 46% 31% 23% < 1% 206
Maine 33% 25% 41% 1% 127
Maryland 35% 32% 33% < 1% 292
Massachusetts 25% 32% 43% < 1% 336
Michigan 37% 31% 32% < 1% 430
Minnesota 36% 32% 32% < 1% 265
Mississippi 54% 33% 13% < 1% 141
Missouri 40% 36% 25% < 1% 299
Montana 34% 24% 42% < 1% 152
Nebraska 46% 23% 31% < 1% 128
Nevada 35% 30% 35% < 1% 165
New Hampshire 30% 23% 46% 1% 139
New Jersey 40% 33% 26% < 1% 387
New Mexico 42% 28% 30% < 1% 161
New York 33% 29% 38% < 1% 928
North Carolina 40% 35% 25% < 1% 473
North Dakota 40% 26% 34% < 1% 148
Ohio 43% 28% 29% 1% 504
Oklahoma 48% 27% 24% < 1% 175
Oregon 34% 30% 37% < 1% 220
Pennsylvania 39% 31% 29% < 1% 621
Rhode Island 27% 27% 46% < 1% 115
South Carolina 48% 31% 20% 1% 239
South Dakota 40% 33% 27% < 1% 147
Tennessee 51% 26% 22% < 1% 324
Texas 44% 31% 24% < 1% 1,226
Utah 55% 21% 22% 3% 165
Vermont 28% 30% 42% 1% 159
Virginia 48% 27% 24% 1% 442
Washington 38% 28% 34% 1% 359
West Virginia 51% 27% 20% 1% 141
Wisconsin 33% 38% 28% 1% 255
Wyoming 46% 24% 29% 1% 152

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 78% 8% 6% 8% < 1% 232
Alaska 55% 17% 2% 25% 1% 159
Arizona 62% 16% 3% 19% < 1% 349
Arkansas 71% 14% 2% 12% 2% 141
California 58% 13% 5% 24% 1% 1,849
Colorado 56% 15% 3% 23% 2% 251
Connecticut 59% 14% 5% 21% 2% 169
Delaware 57% 10% 4% 26% 3% 117
District of Columbia 58% 14% 3% 22% 3% 133
Florida 61% 13% 5% 19% 2% 960
Georgia 63% 17% 3% 16% < 1% 470
Hawaii 65% 11% 1% 21% 2% 159
Idaho 57% 15% 2% 25% < 1% 156
Illinois 55% 16% 7% 22% < 1% 588
Indiana 62% 15% 2% 19% 1% 294
Iowa 57% 16% 5% 22% < 1% 140
Kansas 55% 22% 6% 17% < 1% 133
Kentucky 62% 11% 5% 23% < 1% 193
Louisiana 72% 12% 2% 14% < 1% 206
Maine 48% 12% 7% 32% 1% 127
Maryland 58% 16% 3% 21% 1% 292
Massachusetts 45% 13% 6% 36% 1% 336
Michigan 63% 12% 2% 22% 1% 430
Minnesota 51% 16% 4% 29% 1% 265
Mississippi 81% 8% 3% 7% 2% 141
Missouri 69% 13% 4% 14% 1% 299
Montana 58% 17% 4% 22% < 1% 152
Nebraska 70% 10% 2% 17% < 1% 128
Nevada 53% 16% 6% 26% < 1% 165
New Hampshire 42% 13% 9% 36% < 1% 139
New Jersey 65% 13% 3% 18% 1% 387
New Mexico 59% 16% 4% 22% < 1% 161
New York 55% 13% 6% 26% 1% 928
North Carolina 70% 11% 5% 13% 1% 473
North Dakota 62% 12% 8% 18% 1% 148
Ohio 64% 14% 4% 17% 1% 504
Oklahoma 67% 16% < 1% 16% 1% 175
Oregon 53% 11% 8% 27% < 1% 220
Pennsylvania 66% 11% 3% 20% < 1% 621
Rhode Island 51% 11% 12% 25% < 1% 115
South Carolina 71% 9% 4% 15% 1% 239
South Dakota 59% 16% 6% 19% < 1% 147
Tennessee 73% 15% 4% 7% 2% 324
Texas 67% 13% 4% 15% 1% 1,226
Utah 62% 9% 6% 22% < 1% 165
Vermont 43% 11% 12% 33% < 1% 159
Virginia 64% 13% 4% 18% 2% 442
Washington 57% 12% 4% 27% 1% 359
West Virginia 77% 8% 3% 12% < 1% 141
Wisconsin 57% 15% 5% 22% < 1% 255
Wyoming 60% 18% 5% 15% 1% 152

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who attend prayer group…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 47% 12% 10% 31% < 1% 232
Alaska 19% 6% 7% 67% < 1% 159
Arizona 30% 9% 6% 55% 1% 349
Arkansas 36% 15% 8% 40% < 1% 141
California 27% 10% 7% 56% < 1% 1,849
Colorado 24% 6% 13% 56% 1% 251
Connecticut 18% 10% 9% 63% 1% 169
Delaware 26% 16% 10% 49% < 1% 117
District of Columbia 35% 8% 6% 50% 2% 133
Florida 30% 8% 8% 53% 1% 960
Georgia 33% 11% 9% 48% < 1% 470
Hawaii 29% 11% 12% 48% < 1% 159
Idaho 33% 5% 7% 52% 4% 156
Illinois 23% 10% 8% 59% < 1% 588
Indiana 31% 9% 10% 49% 1% 294
Iowa 24% 7% 10% 59% < 1% 140
Kansas 33% 10% 8% 49% < 1% 133
Kentucky 33% 7% 9% 50% 1% 193
Louisiana 36% 12% 8% 44% < 1% 206
Maine 20% 2% 4% 73% 1% 127
Maryland 32% 6% 7% 55% 1% 292
Massachusetts 16% 8% 6% 70% < 1% 336
Michigan 26% 9% 7% 56% 1% 430
Minnesota 24% 10% 7% 59% 1% 265
Mississippi 49% 13% 9% 29% < 1% 141
Missouri 30% 12% 8% 50% < 1% 299
Montana 24% 8% 4% 64% < 1% 152
Nebraska 27% 13% 10% 49% 1% 128
Nevada 27% 11% 6% 56% 1% 165
New Hampshire 13% 6% 8% 71% 1% 139
New Jersey 26% 10% 8% 55% 1% 387
New Mexico 31% 14% 6% 49% < 1% 161
New York 24% 7% 5% 63% 1% 928
North Carolina 36% 11% 10% 43% < 1% 473
North Dakota 27% 5% 9% 59% < 1% 148
Ohio 29% 9% 9% 53% 1% 504
Oklahoma 41% 11% 9% 40% < 1% 175
Oregon 28% 3% 9% 59% 1% 220
Pennsylvania 27% 8% 9% 56% < 1% 621
Rhode Island 16% 3% 11% 70% < 1% 115
South Carolina 37% 9% 8% 45% 1% 239
South Dakota 27% 8% 11% 55% < 1% 147
Tennessee 44% 10% 9% 37% < 1% 324
Texas 34% 11% 8% 47% 1% 1,226
Utah 50% 7% 5% 38% < 1% 165
Vermont 15% 13% 8% 63% < 1% 159
Virginia 36% 10% 6% 48% 1% 442
Washington 29% 8% 6% 56% 1% 359
West Virginia 40% 8% 10% 42% < 1% 141
Wisconsin 21% 9% 8% 60% 1% 255
Wyoming 37% 5% 8% 50% < 1% 152

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who meditate…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 63% 4% 2% 31% < 1% 232
Alaska 48% 11% 2% 37% 2% 159
Arizona 53% 5% 4% 35% 2% 349
Arkansas 53% 4% 5% 36% 2% 141
California 53% 10% 4% 32% 1% 1,849
Colorado 56% 11% 3% 28% 2% 251
Connecticut 45% 17% 6% 30% 2% 169
Delaware 48% 7% 1% 41% 2% 117
District of Columbia 55% 6% 4% 35% < 1% 133
Florida 56% 7% 2% 33% 2% 960
Georgia 54% 9% 4% 31% 2% 470
Hawaii 55% 10% 6% 25% 3% 159
Idaho 53% 10% 3% 33% 1% 156
Illinois 53% 8% 5% 34% 1% 588
Indiana 51% 8% 3% 36% 1% 294
Iowa 46% 8% 3% 41% 3% 140
Kansas 53% 13% 5% 29% < 1% 133
Kentucky 52% 8% 4% 35% 1% 193
Louisiana 53% 9% 2% 35% 1% 206
Maine 48% 15% 3% 32% 2% 127
Maryland 51% 6% 4% 35% 3% 292
Massachusetts 46% 10% 4% 39% 1% 336
Michigan 49% 6% 3% 41% 1% 430
Minnesota 45% 9% 4% 41% 1% 265
Mississippi 61% 7% 1% 29% 2% 141
Missouri 53% 10% 1% 36% < 1% 299
Montana 43% 9% 4% 41% 4% 152
Nebraska 53% 4% 4% 37% 2% 128
Nevada 48% 13% 1% 35% 3% 165
New Hampshire 38% 14% 7% 40% 1% 139
New Jersey 51% 10% 4% 34% 1% 387
New Mexico 54% 14% 2% 29% 1% 161
New York 51% 9% 5% 33% 2% 928
North Carolina 54% 10% 4% 30% 2% 473
North Dakota 51% 5% 3% 41% < 1% 148
Ohio 53% 8% 4% 33% 2% 504
Oklahoma 63% 4% 1% 32% < 1% 175
Oregon 50% 10% 2% 34% 3% 220
Pennsylvania 52% 8% 3% 36% 1% 621
Rhode Island 54% 9% 7% 30% < 1% 115
South Carolina 53% 7% 3% 34% 4% 239
South Dakota 51% 13% 2% 35% < 1% 147
Tennessee 58% 6% 2% 32% 3% 324
Texas 60% 7% 4% 28% 1% 1,226
Utah 61% 11% 2% 24% 2% 165
Vermont 47% 9% 6% 36% 2% 159
Virginia 50% 11% 5% 33% 1% 442
Washington 51% 8% 4% 36% 1% 359
West Virginia 46% 9% 4% 39% 2% 141
Wisconsin 45% 8% 4% 42% 1% 255
Wyoming 60% 5% 3% 32% < 1% 152

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 79% 8% 3% 8% 2% 232
Alaska 70% 15% 3% 11% < 1% 159
Arizona 71% 14% 4% 11% < 1% 349
Arkansas 78% 7% 4% 11% < 1% 141
California 72% 14% 5% 8% 1% 1,849
Colorado 69% 14% 8% 8% 2% 251
Connecticut 65% 18% 6% 10% 2% 169
Delaware 70% 4% 10% 15% 1% 117
District of Columbia 68% 13% 6% 12% 1% 133
Florida 73% 9% 5% 12% 1% 960
Georgia 73% 13% 6% 7% < 1% 470
Hawaii 78% 11% 4% 6% 1% 159
Idaho 76% 8% 7% 8% < 1% 156
Illinois 69% 15% 4% 11% 1% 588
Indiana 70% 16% 4% 10% 1% 294
Iowa 66% 10% 8% 15% 1% 140
Kansas 78% 11% 4% 7% < 1% 133
Kentucky 71% 17% 4% 8% < 1% 193
Louisiana 70% 13% 5% 10% 1% 206
Maine 70% 13% 6% 7% 4% 127
Maryland 74% 9% 8% 9% < 1% 292
Massachusetts 60% 16% 7% 15% 1% 336
Michigan 71% 14% 5% 9% 1% 430
Minnesota 70% 16% 7% 6% 1% 265
Mississippi 88% 6% 2% 3% < 1% 141
Missouri 71% 11% 7% 10% < 1% 299
Montana 68% 19% 5% 6% 1% 152
Nebraska 73% 11% 5% 9% 2% 128
Nevada 73% 12% 3% 11% < 1% 165
New Hampshire 52% 19% 11% 17% < 1% 139
New Jersey 71% 13% 3% 12% < 1% 387
New Mexico 72% 16% 4% 6% 3% 161
New York 63% 15% 7% 14% 1% 928
North Carolina 76% 12% 5% 6% 1% 473
North Dakota 73% 9% 7% 10% 1% 148
Ohio 74% 11% 6% 8% 2% 504
Oklahoma 75% 8% 5% 11% 1% 175
Oregon 73% 13% 5% 9% < 1% 220
Pennsylvania 72% 13% 6% 9% 1% 621
Rhode Island 67% 10% 13% 9% 1% 115
South Carolina 79% 8% 4% 7% 3% 239
South Dakota 77% 11% 2% 9% 1% 147
Tennessee 81% 11% 3% 4% 1% 324
Texas 74% 11% 6% 8% 1% 1,226
Utah 74% 11% 7% 7% 1% 165
Vermont 72% 15% 4% 8% < 1% 159
Virginia 72% 12% 6% 9% 1% 442
Washington 71% 12% 6% 10% 1% 359
West Virginia 76% 7% 6% 9% 2% 141
Wisconsin 73% 13% 4% 9% < 1% 255
Wyoming 73% 13% 4% 9% 1% 152

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 54% 4% 34% 6% 3% 232
Alaska 30% 10% 42% 13% 6% 159
Arizona 36% 11% 39% 9% 5% 349
Arkansas 48% 10% 35% 6% 1% 141
California 32% 16% 38% 11% 3% 1,849
Colorado 35% 18% 36% 9% 2% 251
Connecticut 20% 21% 46% 12% 2% 169
Delaware 39% 9% 39% 8% 6% 117
District of Columbia 23% 16% 37% 16% 8% 133
Florida 34% 13% 43% 7% 3% 960
Georgia 45% 13% 34% 7% 2% 470
Hawaii 24% 15% 46% 10% 5% 159
Idaho 40% 10% 38% 8% 3% 156
Illinois 27% 14% 44% 11% 3% 588
Indiana 41% 11% 37% 7% 5% 294
Iowa 33% 18% 44% 3% 2% 140
Kansas 44% 7% 40% 6% 3% 133
Kentucky 40% 12% 39% 8% 1% 193
Louisiana 39% 12% 39% 7% 3% 206
Maine 24% 13% 47% 13% 3% 127
Maryland 37% 11% 38% 12% 2% 292
Massachusetts 17% 13% 51% 16% 3% 336
Michigan 35% 9% 46% 7% 3% 430
Minnesota 28% 16% 42% 11% 3% 265
Mississippi 51% 12% 28% 8% 1% 141
Missouri 42% 10% 37% 8% 3% 299
Montana 31% 18% 40% 7% 4% 152
Nebraska 40% 11% 40% 7% 2% 128
Nevada 28% 12% 46% 13% 2% 165
New Hampshire 19% 14% 52% 14% 1% 139
New Jersey 32% 14% 39% 13% 2% 387
New Mexico 43% 7% 32% 11% 7% 161
New York 27% 17% 45% 9% 3% 928
North Carolina 43% 12% 35% 8% 2% 473
North Dakota 33% 7% 42% 13% 4% 148
Ohio 36% 13% 40% 7% 4% 504
Oklahoma 40% 9% 42% 7% 2% 175
Oregon 34% 12% 41% 12% 2% 220
Pennsylvania 40% 12% 35% 10% 2% 621
Rhode Island 28% 20% 35% 13% 4% 115
South Carolina 43% 10% 35% 6% 6% 239
South Dakota 33% 16% 41% 7% 2% 147
Tennessee 45% 11% 35% 6% 2% 324
Texas 42% 11% 36% 9% 3% 1,226
Utah 44% 10% 34% 10% 2% 165
Vermont 21% 17% 48% 13% 1% 159
Virginia 39% 13% 37% 9% 3% 442
Washington 32% 17% 34% 14% 3% 359
West Virginia 58% 4% 35% 2% 2% 141
Wisconsin 37% 16% 35% 8% 3% 255
Wyoming 39% 10% 37% 10% 3% 152

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say…

State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 44% 55% 1% < 1% 232
Alaska 35% 61% 2% 2% 159
Arizona 40% 53% 2% 4% 349
Arkansas 42% 54% 3% 1% 141
California 30% 66% 2% 2% 1,849
Colorado 38% 58% 3% 2% 251
Connecticut 33% 65% 1% 1% 169
Delaware 37% 63% 1% < 1% 117
District of Columbia 24% 75% 1% < 1% 133
Florida 34% 63% 2% 1% 960
Georgia 39% 58% 2% 1% 470
Hawaii 37% 61% 2% < 1% 159
Idaho 41% 58% 1% < 1% 156
Illinois 30% 68% 1% 1% 588
Indiana 37% 61% 2% 1% 294
Iowa 35% 63% 1% < 1% 140
Kansas 37% 63% < 1% < 1% 133
Kentucky 41% 55% 2% 2% 193
Louisiana 37% 60% 2% 2% 206
Maine 32% 65% 1% 1% 127
Maryland 29% 68% 2% 1% 292
Massachusetts 25% 72% 1% 2% 336
Michigan 36% 61% 3% 1% 430
Minnesota 35% 64% < 1% 1% 265
Mississippi 42% 57% < 1% 1% 141
Missouri 39% 60% 1% < 1% 299
Montana 46% 51% 2% 1% 152
Nebraska 49% 50% < 1% 1% 128
Nevada 33% 65% 1% 1% 165
New Hampshire 31% 68% 1% 1% 139
New Jersey 28% 69% 2% 1% 387
New Mexico 42% 51% 6% < 1% 161
New York 24% 73% 1% 2% 928
North Carolina 37% 61% 1% 1% 473
North Dakota 45% 52% < 1% 2% 148
Ohio 30% 68% 2% < 1% 504
Oklahoma 32% 65% 1% 2% 175
Oregon 41% 58% 1% 1% 220
Pennsylvania 38% 59% 2% 1% 621
Rhode Island 39% 52% 6% 3% 115
South Carolina 42% 55% 3% 1% 239
South Dakota 31% 68% 1% < 1% 147
Tennessee 34% 61% 4% 1% 324
Texas 35% 62% 2% 1% 1,226
Utah 40% 58% 1% < 1% 165
Vermont 31% 64% 2% 2% 159
Virginia 39% 58% 2% 1% 442
Washington 35% 63% 2% < 1% 359
West Virginia 47% 52% 1% < 1% 141
Wisconsin 33% 66% 1% < 1% 255
Wyoming 47% 49% 1% 2% 152

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 66% 12% 7% 15% < 1% 232
Alaska 38% 11% 9% 42% < 1% 159
Arizona 41% 7% 9% 42% < 1% 349
Arkansas 58% 10% 10% 22% < 1% 141
California 38% 10% 8% 44% 1% 1,849
Colorado 41% 8% 10% 40% 1% 251
Connecticut 30% 10% 12% 48% 1% 169
Delaware 40% 13% 6% 40% 2% 117
District of Columbia 32% 17% 10% 39% 1% 133
Florida 43% 12% 7% 37% 1% 960
Georgia 50% 12% 6% 32% < 1% 470
Hawaii 36% 13% 12% 39% < 1% 159
Idaho 44% 13% 7% 34% 2% 156
Illinois 35% 12% 10% 41% 1% 588
Indiana 45% 9% 10% 36% 1% 294
Iowa 37% 9% 6% 48% < 1% 140
Kansas 40% 14% 8% 38% < 1% 133
Kentucky 48% 3% 8% 40% 1% 193
Louisiana 51% 11% 8% 28% 2% 206
Maine 33% 6% 6% 55% < 1% 127
Maryland 43% 12% 6% 38% 1% 292
Massachusetts 23% 8% 7% 62% < 1% 336
Michigan 42% 12% 7% 38% 2% 430
Minnesota 32% 11% 12% 44% 1% 265
Mississippi 68% 8% 5% 17% 1% 141
Missouri 49% 10% 9% 32% < 1% 299
Montana 41% 5% 6% 48% < 1% 152
Nebraska 39% 13% 4% 43% 1% 128
Nevada 36% 11% 7% 47% < 1% 165
New Hampshire 25% 7% 10% 58% 1% 139
New Jersey 40% 9% 10% 41% 1% 387
New Mexico 48% 14% 5% 34% < 1% 161
New York 34% 7% 9% 48% 2% 928
North Carolina 50% 15% 8% 27% < 1% 473
North Dakota 33% 21% 9% 36% < 1% 148
Ohio 44% 9% 7% 40% < 1% 504
Oklahoma 56% 8% 6% 30% < 1% 175
Oregon 39% 11% 8% 41% 1% 220
Pennsylvania 40% 9% 9% 42% < 1% 621
Rhode Island 27% 9% 7% 55% < 1% 115
South Carolina 55% 9% 5% 29% 1% 239
South Dakota 37% 8% 7% 47% 1% 147
Tennessee 62% 8% 6% 22% 2% 324
Texas 49% 10% 6% 34% 1% 1,226
Utah 58% 3% 8% 31% < 1% 165
Vermont 30% 6% 6% 57% < 1% 159
Virginia 48% 11% 6% 34% 1% 442
Washington 37% 11% 8% 44% < 1% 359
West Virginia 51% 7% 8% 32% 2% 141
Wisconsin 38% 12% 6% 44% < 1% 255
Wyoming 47% 8% 6% 39% < 1% 152

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

State Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 49% 26% 5% 16% 4% 232
Alaska 24% 21% 1% 50% 4% 159
Arizona 31% 28% 1% 31% 9% 349
Arkansas 42% 27% 4% 22% 5% 141
California 27% 21% 2% 41% 8% 1,849
Colorado 23% 24% 2% 43% 8% 251
Connecticut 26% 23% 1% 42% 8% 169
Delaware 26% 23% 8% 32% 11% 117
District of Columbia 30% 25% 1% 35% 9% 133
Florida 33% 25% 2% 33% 7% 960
Georgia 36% 26% 3% 28% 7% 470
Hawaii 29% 18% 5% 40% 8% 159
Idaho 28% 24% 2% 40% 7% 156
Illinois 24% 28% 3% 38% 7% 588
Indiana 36% 23% 4% 32% 6% 294
Iowa 24% 28% 1% 39% 8% 140
Kansas 34% 31% 3% 26% 5% 133
Kentucky 37% 22% 4% 31% 6% 193
Louisiana 41% 26% 3% 26% 4% 206
Maine 16% 23% 5% 47% 9% 127
Maryland 31% 25% 2% 37% 5% 292
Massachusetts 16% 18% 2% 56% 7% 336
Michigan 32% 27% 2% 31% 8% 430
Minnesota 22% 24% 3% 42% 10% 265
Mississippi 58% 18% 5% 16% 3% 141
Missouri 31% 30% 3% 27% 9% 299
Montana 20% 29% 5% 33% 12% 152
Nebraska 34% 29% 4% 27% 6% 128
Nevada 26% 23% 1% 41% 9% 165
New Hampshire 15% 18% 2% 60% 5% 139
New Jersey 26% 26% 4% 37% 7% 387
New Mexico 32% 25% 3% 31% 9% 161
New York 24% 22% 2% 45% 7% 928
North Carolina 36% 27% 3% 27% 6% 473
North Dakota 25% 35% 3% 28% 9% 148
Ohio 29% 31% 2% 31% 7% 504
Oklahoma 39% 21% 2% 31% 7% 175
Oregon 21% 24% 3% 44% 8% 220
Pennsylvania 32% 24% 2% 35% 6% 621
Rhode Island 20% 22% < 1% 51% 6% 115
South Carolina 46% 22% 2% 22% 9% 239
South Dakota 28% 27% 2% 31% 12% 147
Tennessee 43% 27% 3% 20% 7% 324
Texas 37% 25% 2% 29% 7% 1,226
Utah 24% 39% 2% 33% 2% 165
Vermont 13% 17% 2% 61% 7% 159
Virginia 40% 21% 4% 30% 6% 442
Washington 25% 28% 3% 40% 5% 359
West Virginia 44% 21% 9% 19% 7% 141
Wisconsin 31% 26% 2% 35% 6% 255
Wyoming 34% 22% 1% 32% 11% 152

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 84% 11% 5% 232
Alaska 58% 34% 8% 159
Arizona 73% 19% 8% 349
Arkansas 82% 12% 6% 141
California 63% 29% 8% 1,849
Colorado 53% 34% 13% 251
Connecticut 64% 26% 9% 169
Delaware 70% 23% 7% 117
District of Columbia 68% 25% 7% 133
Florida 69% 24% 7% 960
Georgia 75% 18% 7% 470
Hawaii 62% 31% 8% 159
Idaho 63% 31% 6% 156
Illinois 67% 23% 9% 588
Indiana 71% 20% 9% 294
Iowa 70% 23% 7% 140
Kansas 74% 16% 10% 133
Kentucky 76% 18% 6% 193
Louisiana 76% 16% 9% 206
Maine 53% 35% 13% 127
Maryland 68% 26% 6% 292
Massachusetts 51% 36% 14% 336
Michigan 68% 20% 11% 430
Minnesota 62% 28% 11% 265
Mississippi 83% 11% 6% 141
Missouri 77% 18% 5% 299
Montana 65% 25% 10% 152
Nebraska 76% 17% 7% 128
Nevada 64% 26% 10% 165
New Hampshire 48% 41% 11% 139
New Jersey 72% 21% 6% 387
New Mexico 64% 25% 11% 161
New York 65% 27% 8% 928
North Carolina 77% 17% 6% 473
North Dakota 73% 16% 11% 148
Ohio 73% 21% 6% 504
Oklahoma 73% 22% 5% 175
Oregon 57% 31% 11% 220
Pennsylvania 70% 23% 7% 621
Rhode Island 58% 33% 9% 115
South Carolina 76% 14% 10% 239
South Dakota 68% 20% 13% 147
Tennessee 80% 12% 8% 324
Texas 73% 18% 10% 1,226
Utah 79% 18% 2% 165
Vermont 52% 41% 7% 159
Virginia 74% 18% 8% 442
Washington 60% 32% 8% 359
West Virginia 82% 10% 9% 141
Wisconsin 70% 18% 12% 255
Wyoming 61% 26% 13% 152

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 70% 22% 8% 232
Alaska 46% 46% 8% 159
Arizona 57% 33% 10% 349
Arkansas 68% 27% 5% 141
California 49% 43% 8% 1,849
Colorado 45% 43% 12% 251
Connecticut 48% 41% 11% 169
Delaware 54% 36% 10% 117
District of Columbia 44% 42% 14% 133
Florida 56% 36% 8% 960
Georgia 61% 31% 8% 470
Hawaii 52% 42% 5% 159
Idaho 54% 41% 5% 156
Illinois 54% 37% 9% 588
Indiana 62% 31% 8% 294
Iowa 55% 37% 8% 140
Kansas 62% 27% 11% 133
Kentucky 71% 24% 5% 193
Louisiana 66% 26% 8% 206
Maine 39% 45% 15% 127
Maryland 50% 42% 9% 292
Massachusetts 34% 53% 13% 336
Michigan 58% 32% 9% 430
Minnesota 47% 41% 12% 265
Mississippi 72% 22% 6% 141
Missouri 66% 28% 5% 299
Montana 44% 49% 7% 152
Nebraska 58% 31% 11% 128
Nevada 49% 42% 10% 165
New Hampshire 37% 51% 12% 139
New Jersey 54% 37% 9% 387
New Mexico 54% 38% 7% 161
New York 49% 42% 9% 928
North Carolina 66% 26% 7% 473
North Dakota 58% 33% 9% 148
Ohio 57% 35% 8% 504
Oklahoma 62% 32% 6% 175
Oregon 41% 50% 9% 220
Pennsylvania 54% 38% 8% 621
Rhode Island 36% 58% 6% 115
South Carolina 68% 21% 11% 239
South Dakota 53% 34% 12% 147
Tennessee 74% 20% 5% 324
Texas 62% 31% 7% 1,226
Utah 47% 47% 6% 165
Vermont 38% 55% 7% 159
Virginia 59% 31% 9% 442
Washington 42% 49% 9% 359
West Virginia 74% 20% 6% 141
Wisconsin 55% 34% 11% 255
Wyoming 50% 38% 12% 152

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 47% 14% 40% 232
Alaska 34% 33% 34% 159
Arizona 41% 23% 37% 349
Arkansas 47% 14% 39% 141
California 29% 21% 50% 1,849
Colorado 38% 15% 47% 251
Connecticut 33% 15% 52% 169
Delaware 27% 21% 53% 117
District of Columbia 9% 20% 72% 133
Florida 38% 20% 42% 960
Georgia 40% 17% 43% 470
Hawaii 29% 22% 49% 159
Idaho 47% 19% 34% 156
Illinois 31% 20% 49% 588
Indiana 46% 20% 34% 294
Iowa 40% 14% 46% 140
Kansas 43% 32% 26% 133
Kentucky 47% 13% 40% 193
Louisiana 40% 14% 47% 206
Maine 32% 18% 50% 127
Maryland 25% 15% 60% 292
Massachusetts 26% 16% 58% 336
Michigan 35% 18% 47% 430
Minnesota 36% 17% 48% 265
Mississippi 39% 14% 48% 141
Missouri 43% 18% 39% 299
Montana 48% 21% 31% 152
Nebraska 46% 19% 35% 128
Nevada 38% 19% 43% 165
New Hampshire 28% 19% 53% 139
New Jersey 30% 19% 51% 387
New Mexico 32% 14% 54% 161
New York 26% 20% 54% 928
North Carolina 41% 15% 45% 473
North Dakota 50% 17% 32% 148
Ohio 43% 18% 40% 504
Oklahoma 40% 18% 41% 175
Oregon 33% 20% 47% 220
Pennsylvania 39% 16% 45% 621
Rhode Island 21% 26% 54% 115
South Carolina 38% 19% 43% 239
South Dakota 49% 11% 40% 147
Tennessee 48% 13% 40% 324
Texas 37% 24% 39% 1,226
Utah 49% 20% 31% 165
Vermont 29% 12% 58% 159
Virginia 39% 20% 40% 442
Washington 31% 25% 44% 359
West Virginia 46% 12% 42% 141
Wisconsin 44% 15% 41% 255
Wyoming 54% 21% 25% 152

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 55% 28% 10% 7% 232
Alaska 35% 32% 28% 4% 159
Arizona 42% 28% 21% 8% 349
Arkansas 38% 39% 18% 5% 141
California 31% 32% 30% 6% 1,849
Colorado 27% 40% 30% 3% 251
Connecticut 31% 34% 31% 5% 169
Delaware 26% 36% 28% 10% 117
District of Columbia 12% 44% 33% 11% 133
Florida 38% 28% 27% 7% 960
Georgia 43% 30% 23% 4% 470
Hawaii 27% 42% 23% 8% 159
Idaho 45% 26% 23% 6% 156
Illinois 33% 34% 30% 4% 588
Indiana 44% 30% 19% 7% 294
Iowa 45% 25% 25% 5% 140
Kansas 39% 23% 35% 3% 133
Kentucky 44% 26% 24% 6% 193
Louisiana 45% 29% 21% 6% 206
Maine 35% 33% 30% 3% 127
Maryland 26% 30% 36% 8% 292
Massachusetts 22% 33% 36% 8% 336
Michigan 37% 29% 28% 6% 430
Minnesota 32% 30% 30% 7% 265
Mississippi 48% 29% 21% 3% 141
Missouri 42% 32% 19% 7% 299
Montana 43% 28% 24% 5% 152
Nebraska 43% 30% 18% 9% 128
Nevada 31% 39% 24% 6% 165
New Hampshire 33% 32% 32% 4% 139
New Jersey 31% 34% 31% 5% 387
New Mexico 38% 30% 24% 7% 161
New York 26% 33% 35% 6% 928
North Carolina 39% 31% 25% 5% 473
North Dakota 47% 27% 22% 4% 148
Ohio 41% 28% 23% 7% 504
Oklahoma 33% 39% 23% 5% 175
Oregon 33% 30% 31% 5% 220
Pennsylvania 38% 32% 24% 5% 621
Rhode Island 25% 30% 39% 6% 115
South Carolina 43% 39% 13% 4% 239
South Dakota 40% 40% 18% 1% 147
Tennessee 49% 25% 19% 7% 324
Texas 39% 31% 22% 7% 1,226
Utah 37% 34% 22% 6% 165
Vermont 26% 29% 41% 4% 159
Virginia 40% 35% 20% 6% 442
Washington 29% 29% 33% 9% 359
West Virginia 45% 31% 17% 7% 141
Wisconsin 46% 30% 22% 2% 255
Wyoming 45% 30% 15% 10% 152

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 55% 37% 5% 4% 232
Alaska 55% 41% 1% 2% 159
Arizona 61% 33% 3% 3% 349
Arkansas 51% 44% 2% 4% 141
California 43% 48% 5% 3% 1,849
Colorado 50% 41% 7% 3% 251
Connecticut 49% 43% 6% 3% 169
Delaware 52% 37% 7% 5% 117
District of Columbia 23% 69% 2% 5% 133
Florida 49% 44% 3% 3% 960
Georgia 53% 40% 4% 3% 470
Hawaii 48% 43% 4% 5% 159
Idaho 61% 33% 4% 2% 156
Illinois 51% 42% 4% 3% 588
Indiana 59% 35% 3% 2% 294
Iowa 53% 41% 3% 4% 140
Kansas 70% 24% 2% 4% 133
Kentucky 55% 37% 6% 3% 193
Louisiana 53% 40% 2% 5% 206
Maine 56% 35% 3% 6% 127
Maryland 45% 46% 2% 7% 292
Massachusetts 45% 45% 4% 6% 336
Michigan 55% 36% 4% 5% 430
Minnesota 56% 36% 2% 5% 265
Mississippi 58% 37% 2% 3% 141
Missouri 62% 33% 2% 4% 299
Montana 65% 26% 3% 6% 152
Nebraska 67% 30% 1% 2% 128
Nevada 55% 39% 5% 1% 165
New Hampshire 63% 32% 1% 4% 139
New Jersey 43% 49% 3% 5% 387
New Mexico 39% 51% 6% 4% 161
New York 39% 54% 3% 4% 928
North Carolina 52% 42% 2% 3% 473
North Dakota 71% 21% 3% 5% 148
Ohio 59% 33% 3% 5% 504
Oklahoma 56% 37% 4% 3% 175
Oregon 55% 38% 1% 6% 220
Pennsylvania 59% 33% 3% 4% 621
Rhode Island 50% 34% 10% 6% 115
South Carolina 55% 36% 3% 6% 239
South Dakota 64% 29% 4% 3% 147
Tennessee 54% 38% 2% 5% 324
Texas 47% 46% 4% 4% 1,226
Utah 71% 23% 3% 3% 165
Vermont 48% 44% 4% 4% 159
Virginia 54% 40% 3% 3% 442
Washington 52% 40% 3% 5% 359
West Virginia 56% 32% 7% 5% 141
Wisconsin 61% 35% 2% 2% 255
Wyoming 71% 24% 2% 3% 152

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 49% 47% 3% 2% 232
Alaska 42% 49% 5% 3% 159
Arizona 47% 46% 4% 3% 349
Arkansas 49% 47% 2% 2% 141
California 36% 57% 4% 3% 1,849
Colorado 40% 55% 5% 1% 251
Connecticut 32% 63% 5% 1% 169
Delaware 40% 53% 5% 2% 117
District of Columbia 20% 75% 4% 2% 133
Florida 46% 49% 4% 1% 960
Georgia 44% 48% 5% 2% 470
Hawaii 34% 58% 8% < 1% 159
Idaho 40% 55% 4% 2% 156
Illinois 42% 53% 3% 2% 588
Indiana 51% 41% 6% 2% 294
Iowa 45% 53% 2% < 1% 140
Kansas 53% 39% 6% 2% 133
Kentucky 54% 37% 6% 3% 193
Louisiana 43% 52% 3% 3% 206
Maine 37% 58% 1% 4% 127
Maryland 38% 56% 5% 2% 292
Massachusetts 35% 59% 4% 2% 336
Michigan 38% 56% 5% 1% 430
Minnesota 41% 55% 3% < 1% 265
Mississippi 50% 44% 4% 2% 141
Missouri 44% 51% 4% < 1% 299
Montana 47% 47% 2% 3% 152
Nebraska 63% 35% 2% 1% 128
Nevada 45% 50% 4% 2% 165
New Hampshire 42% 53% 2% 4% 139
New Jersey 33% 61% 3% 3% 387
New Mexico 43% 51% 5% 1% 161
New York 33% 58% 6% 2% 928
North Carolina 41% 54% 4% 1% 473
North Dakota 54% 38% 5% 3% 148
Ohio 47% 47% 4% 2% 504
Oklahoma 45% 49% 3% 3% 175
Oregon 34% 61% 4% 1% 220
Pennsylvania 47% 47% 4% 2% 621
Rhode Island 36% 59% 1% 4% 115
South Carolina 42% 52% 5% < 1% 239
South Dakota 43% 54% 2% 1% 147
Tennessee 47% 49% 3% 2% 324
Texas 45% 48% 4% 3% 1,226
Utah 55% 42% 2% 1% 165
Vermont 26% 69% 3% 2% 159
Virginia 45% 48% 3% 4% 442
Washington 40% 55% 3% 2% 359
West Virginia 45% 46% 8% 1% 141
Wisconsin 48% 46% 3% 2% 255
Wyoming 60% 33% 6% 1% 152

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 34% 60% 6% 232
Alaska 59% 38% 3% 159
Arizona 43% 51% 5% 349
Arkansas 39% 59% 3% 141
California 56% 39% 5% 1,849
Colorado 61% 35% 4% 251
Connecticut 66% 30% 4% 169
Delaware 56% 35% 8% 117
District of Columbia 70% 24% 6% 133
Florida 51% 44% 5% 960
Georgia 50% 48% 2% 470
Hawaii 67% 30% 2% 159
Idaho 44% 50% 6% 156
Illinois 55% 42% 3% 588
Indiana 41% 52% 7% 294
Iowa 54% 43% 3% 140
Kansas 49% 50% 1% 133
Kentucky 35% 57% 8% 193
Louisiana 43% 52% 5% 206
Maine 58% 40% 2% 127
Maryland 61% 36% 3% 292
Massachusetts 74% 22% 4% 336
Michigan 49% 45% 6% 430
Minnesota 55% 42% 3% 265
Mississippi 40% 57% 3% 141
Missouri 43% 53% 4% 299
Montana 54% 40% 6% 152
Nebraska 47% 49% 4% 128
Nevada 62% 35% 3% 165
New Hampshire 65% 32% 2% 139
New Jersey 56% 40% 4% 387
New Mexico 53% 43% 4% 161
New York 63% 33% 4% 928
North Carolina 51% 42% 7% 473
North Dakota 39% 57% 4% 148
Ohio 47% 48% 5% 504
Oklahoma 47% 48% 4% 175
Oregon 63% 32% 5% 220
Pennsylvania 50% 46% 5% 621
Rhode Island 67% 27% 6% 115
South Carolina 42% 52% 6% 239
South Dakota 55% 43% 2% 147
Tennessee 40% 55% 4% 324
Texas 43% 52% 5% 1,226
Utah 48% 52% < 1% 165
Vermont 70% 26% 4% 159
Virginia 52% 44% 3% 442
Washington 57% 37% 6% 359
West Virginia 36% 57% 8% 141
Wisconsin 50% 49% 1% 255
Wyoming 46% 52% 3% 152

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 40% 51% 5% 4% 232
Alaska 63% 26% 7% 4% 159
Arizona 56% 31% 6% 7% 349
Arkansas 45% 46% 4% 5% 141
California 67% 27% 3% 3% 1,849
Colorado 68% 24% 3% 5% 251
Connecticut 73% 22% 2% 3% 169
Delaware 57% 32% 4% 7% 117
District of Columbia 67% 27% 1% 5% 133
Florida 61% 30% 6% 4% 960
Georgia 59% 36% 3% 3% 470
Hawaii 66% 26% 5% 2% 159
Idaho 60% 27% 10% 3% 156
Illinois 65% 29% 3% 3% 588
Indiana 52% 37% 5% 6% 294
Iowa 63% 30% 2% 4% 140
Kansas 59% 35% 5% 1% 133
Kentucky 46% 43% 8% 3% 193
Louisiana 56% 35% 3% 6% 206
Maine 66% 28% 1% 5% 127
Maryland 68% 25% 5% 3% 292
Massachusetts 83% 11% 2% 3% 336
Michigan 60% 33% 4% 3% 430
Minnesota 65% 29% 5% 1% 265
Mississippi 41% 52% 6% 1% 141
Missouri 58% 36% 2% 4% 299
Montana 60% 29% 4% 7% 152
Nebraska 58% 35% 4% 3% 128
Nevada 67% 30% 2% 2% 165
New Hampshire 68% 24% 6% 1% 139
New Jersey 71% 23% 4% 3% 387
New Mexico 52% 40% 6% 2% 161
New York 70% 23% 4% 3% 928
North Carolina 53% 37% 6% 3% 473
North Dakota 49% 42% 7% 2% 148
Ohio 59% 32% 3% 6% 504
Oklahoma 53% 39% 5% 3% 175
Oregon 63% 28% 4% 5% 220
Pennsylvania 62% 29% 4% 4% 621
Rhode Island 75% 14% 1% 10% 115
South Carolina 53% 41% 4% 2% 239
South Dakota 59% 32% 6% 2% 147
Tennessee 43% 53% 2% 2% 324
Texas 56% 37% 4% 3% 1,226
Utah 55% 34% 7% 4% 165
Vermont 76% 19% 3% 3% 159
Virginia 60% 34% 5% 1% 442
Washington 65% 31% 2% 2% 359
West Virginia 45% 48% 3% 3% 141
Wisconsin 62% 34% 2% 3% 255
Wyoming 48% 44% 5% 3% 152

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 35% 56% 9% 232
Alaska 62% 32% 6% 159
Arizona 56% 37% 6% 349
Arkansas 36% 53% 12% 141
California 61% 32% 6% 1,849
Colorado 66% 30% 4% 251
Connecticut 67% 31% 2% 169
Delaware 50% 44% 6% 117
District of Columbia 60% 29% 12% 133
Florida 49% 41% 9% 960
Georgia 49% 43% 8% 470
Hawaii 59% 30% 11% 159
Idaho 54% 34% 12% 156
Illinois 59% 34% 7% 588
Indiana 42% 45% 13% 294
Iowa 59% 33% 8% 140
Kansas 53% 41% 6% 133
Kentucky 40% 49% 11% 193
Louisiana 44% 48% 8% 206
Maine 64% 29% 7% 127
Maryland 60% 31% 9% 292
Massachusetts 73% 17% 10% 336
Michigan 52% 41% 8% 430
Minnesota 61% 36% 3% 265
Mississippi 32% 64% 4% 141
Missouri 51% 44% 6% 299
Montana 51% 37% 12% 152
Nebraska 54% 42% 4% 128
Nevada 53% 40% 7% 165
New Hampshire 70% 26% 4% 139
New Jersey 58% 33% 8% 387
New Mexico 47% 46% 7% 161
New York 63% 30% 8% 928
North Carolina 45% 47% 8% 473
North Dakota 43% 51% 7% 148
Ohio 51% 39% 10% 504
Oklahoma 45% 46% 9% 175
Oregon 58% 34% 8% 220
Pennsylvania 53% 38% 9% 621
Rhode Island 73% 16% 11% 115
South Carolina 45% 48% 8% 239
South Dakota 55% 37% 8% 147
Tennessee 39% 56% 5% 324
Texas 46% 47% 7% 1,226
Utah 52% 45% 3% 165
Vermont 75% 20% 5% 159
Virginia 51% 43% 6% 442
Washington 58% 35% 7% 359
West Virginia 37% 52% 11% 141
Wisconsin 59% 37% 5% 255
Wyoming 47% 45% 8% 152

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say…

State Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 45% 46% 2% 7% 232
Alaska 39% 57% 1% 2% 159
Arizona 40% 54% 3% 3% 349
Arkansas 44% 53% 3% < 1% 141
California 32% 62% 2% 4% 1,849
Colorado 32% 63% 2% 3% 251
Connecticut 30% 67% < 1% 3% 169
Delaware 31% 61% 7% 1% 117
District of Columbia 26% 69% 1% 3% 133
Florida 39% 57% 2% 3% 960
Georgia 41% 54% 3% 3% 470
Hawaii 24% 70% 1% 5% 159
Idaho 39% 55% 3% 3% 156
Illinois 34% 61% 2% 3% 588
Indiana 42% 53% 3% 2% 294
Iowa 34% 59% 5% 2% 140
Kansas 40% 52% 6% 2% 133
Kentucky 46% 47% 3% 4% 193
Louisiana 41% 55% 2% 2% 206
Maine 29% 64% 2% 4% 127
Maryland 33% 62% 3% 3% 292
Massachusetts 29% 63% 3% 5% 336
Michigan 35% 54% 5% 6% 430
Minnesota 37% 58% 3% 2% 265
Mississippi 43% 49% 8% 1% 141
Missouri 43% 52% 3% 2% 299
Montana 54% 42% 4% 1% 152
Nebraska 43% 53% 3% 2% 128
Nevada 38% 52% 3% 7% 165
New Hampshire 27% 71% 3% < 1% 139
New Jersey 26% 68% 2% 4% 387
New Mexico 36% 57% 5% 2% 161
New York 31% 64% 2% 3% 928
North Carolina 40% 54% 1% 5% 473
North Dakota 45% 48% 2% 5% 148
Ohio 42% 52% 3% 2% 504
Oklahoma 42% 51% 1% 6% 175
Oregon 37% 58% 3% 1% 220
Pennsylvania 38% 57% 3% 2% 621
Rhode Island 23% 64% 6% 7% 115
South Carolina 45% 50% 3% 2% 239
South Dakota 43% 55% 2% < 1% 147
Tennessee 40% 54% 2% 3% 324
Texas 36% 59% 3% 3% 1,226
Utah 41% 49% 7% 2% 165
Vermont 23% 75% 1% 2% 159
Virginia 42% 54% 2% 2% 442
Washington 29% 64% 3% 3% 359
West Virginia 52% 40% 4% 4% 141
Wisconsin 40% 56% 4% 1% 255
Wyoming 50% 40% 6% 4% 152

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say humans…

State Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 18% 27% 3% 47% 5% 232
Alaska 34% 30% 5% 26% 5% 159
Arizona 30% 24% 5% 36% 5% 349
Arkansas 19% 26% 4% 48% 3% 141
California 40% 22% 5% 29% 4% 1,849
Colorado 33% 28% 5% 31% 3% 251
Connecticut 40% 28% 4% 24% 3% 169
Delaware 34% 21% 6% 36% 3% 117
District of Columbia 45% 27% 5% 18% 5% 133
Florida 32% 27% 4% 33% 4% 960
Georgia 29% 27% 4% 36% 5% 470
Hawaii 35% 27% 6% 26% 5% 159
Idaho 31% 24% 6% 37% 2% 156
Illinois 38% 28% 3% 29% 2% 588
Indiana 28% 26% 4% 39% 3% 294
Iowa 38% 22% 5% 29% 6% 140
Kansas 26% 27% 4% 39% 4% 133
Kentucky 26% 28% 3% 36% 7% 193
Louisiana 27% 32% 2% 33% 7% 206
Maine 46% 22% 7% 21% 5% 127
Maryland 38% 27% 3% 29% 3% 292
Massachusetts 51% 24% 6% 15% 4% 336
Michigan 32% 26% 5% 33% 5% 430
Minnesota 35% 22% 5% 33% 5% 265
Mississippi 22% 18% 2% 52% 5% 141
Missouri 28% 27% 5% 38% 2% 299
Montana 35% 25% 4% 32% 4% 152
Nebraska 28% 29% 3% 33% 7% 128
Nevada 33% 24% 9% 30% 5% 165
New Hampshire 50% 23% 1% 26% 1% 139
New Jersey 34% 27% 6% 28% 6% 387
New Mexico 25% 32% 8% 34% 1% 161
New York 39% 24% 4% 29% 4% 928
North Carolina 27% 29% 5% 34% 5% 473
North Dakota 25% 26% 3% 38% 7% 148
Ohio 27% 26% 4% 37% 6% 504
Oklahoma 24% 28% 3% 37% 8% 175
Oregon 38% 25% 3% 29% 5% 220
Pennsylvania 30% 26% 4% 36% 4% 621
Rhode Island 41% 22% 5% 29% 3% 115
South Carolina 25% 24% 3% 45% 4% 239
South Dakota 34% 24% 1% 37% 4% 147
Tennessee 18% 23% 3% 51% 6% 324
Texas 27% 27% 5% 38% 4% 1,226
Utah 30% 26% 2% 38% 4% 165
Vermont 57% 15% 6% 20% 2% 159
Virginia 27% 28% 5% 37% 3% 442
Washington 37% 19% 9% 33% 2% 359
West Virginia 18% 23% 6% 49% 4% 141
Wisconsin 37% 24% 2% 30% 7% 255
Wyoming 25% 25% 7% 36% 6% 152